Whatever Next!

Drama Oliver Whatever Next

This week we have been enjoying a story from one of our favourite authors, Jill Murphy. First we explored other stories by her and looked for common themes in her books. Then we created freeze frames of different parts of the story and acted them out. We had great fun taking on the different roles!… More

Computing: Coding in Year 4

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In year 4, during our computing lessons, we have been developing our coding skills. For those of you who don’t know, coding is like the language of computers. Everything that you have ever seen on a computer screen or have enjoyed while playing on a computer game has been created using code. Typing Skills – Use… More

Visit to Docksford Place Methodist Church: Operation Christmas Child

Last week, twenty children from year 4 were chosen to go with Mrs Simpson, Mrs Dent and Mr Jones to Docksford Place Methodist Church to deliver our shoeboxes. We had to carry over 130 shoeboxes that the children in our school had donated. What an effort Newsham! When we arrived, we were amazed by what we… More

A busy time ahead!

Next week is going to be a very busy week in school. We are looking forward to seeing as many parents as possible at our Christmas curriculum day on Tuesday 1st December. Session times are: Starfish and morning Pebbles – 10.00am – 11.30am Seahorses and afternoon Pebbles – 1.45pm – 3.15pm. Please add your name to… More

The Enormous Turnip

This week we have been doing some writing about The Enormous Turnip and we have been retelling the story through song and drama. Some children have come home with a ‘learning label’ that briefly describes their learning. They are designed as a prompt to encourage your child to talk about what they have been doing… More

The Final Countdown…

In Year One it is the final countdown to the gymnastics festival! This week our super gymnasts have been preparing for next week’s event. The festival will celebrate all of the fantastic gymnastics that is taking place across the Blyth and Bedlington schools and we can’t wait to showcase our talent to the other children… More

Anti Bullying Week

As part of our Anti-bullying week, the Nursery children have been thinking about what makes a good friend. We agreed it is important that Nursery is a happy place to be.  Together we created some class rules: Tell an adult if someone has made us sad Have gentle hands in our play Look after our… More

Remembrance day

On Remembrance day we watched a short CBeebies animation to help us observe the two minutes silence.  We made poppies to say thank you to all soldiers who keep us safe.

Remembrance day

On Remembrance day we watched a short animation on CBeebies to help us join in the two minutes silence.  We made poppies to say thank you to all soldiers. We made poppies to say thank you to all of the soldiers who have kept us safe.

Homework Trophies

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Congratulations to Holly in Submarines and Caitlyn in Galleons for earning the homework trophy for the first half term. They completed all of their homework tasks to a high standard and even produced extra homework throughout the term.   Mr Beavers and Mrs Charlton will be awarding trophies  before the Christmas holidays for high quality homework and… More